ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels wouldn't get into specifics about anyone the Ranger may or may not have signed Tuesday on the first day of the international signing period.
But if the reports of the four signings the Rangers have made are true, they don't seem too concerned about their 1.94 million pool to sign players. According to various reports, the club is giving outfielder Jose Almonte a 1.8 million bonus, shortstop Yeyson Yrizarri 1.35 million and right-hander Marcos Diplan 1.3 million. The club has also agreed to a deal with shortstop Michael de Leon.
Daniels said he won't talk about particular players because no deals have been finalized.
He did make it clear that management supports the team's international efforts despite the fact that they are taxed on money they spend over their allotted money and they can also be limited on the amount of money they can spend next year.
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